JC team of the week contenders: October 1

Players from the teams who impressed on duty in the Cyril Anekstein Cup and MGBSFL were nominated for their outstanding displays on Matchday 5 of the MGBSFL.



Jamie Jackson (ML Lions White)

Jonny Mervish (Scrabble FC)

Raffy Zysblat (Real Hendon)

Joni Hirschowitz (Hertswood Vale)

Saul Tiano (Straw Hat Pirates)

Dan Lee (Redbridge JC A)


Dan Vandermolen (Temple Fortune A)

Max Misrahi (ML Lions White)

Avi Mocton (Faithfold A)

Aaron Luftig (Faithfold A)

Josh Wagner (Faithfold A)

Gavin Fox (Catford & Bromley)

Richard Adams (Catford & Bromley)

Samuel Leader (Bayern Mincha)

Oli Richardson (Scrabble FC)

Hezzie Raymond (Real Hendon)

James Van Straten (Straw Hat Pirates)


Conor Brand (Temple Fortune A)

Brett Stead (Temple Fortune A)

Leor Harel (Faithfold A)

Gideon Caller (Faithfold A)

David Leiwy (Faithfold A)

Avi Garson (Faithfold A)

Luis Nagten (Faithfold A)

Jake Dayan (Bayern Mincha)

Samuel Leader (Bayern Mincha)

Josh Pugh (Scrabble FC)

Dan Stock (Scrabble FC)

Kai Vale (Fairlop FC)

Svi Freedman (Los Blancos)

Ben Rosen (Straw Hat Pirates)


Chaim Bordon (Faithfold A)

Daniel Rosen (Fairlop FC)

Simon Moses (Los Blancos)


Avi Markiewicz (Faithfold A)

Joel Nathan, Josh Dagul, Elliot Dagul (Brady Maccabi)

Elliot Cukier (Straw Hat Pirates)


Dan Fox (Brady Maccabi vs ML Lions Blue)

Martin Lavender (Los Blancos vs Faithfold B)





Captain Avi Mocton, Aaron Luftig and Josh Wagner (ALL CB) - our performance was built on a rock solid defence which started with our three centre backs who shackled both Garfinkle and Summers the entire game. They were a perfect cohesive unit and all three were quite simply faultless

Leor Harel (RWB) and Gideon Caller (LWB) - Our two wing backs were up and down the entire game, on the right. Nothing got past them at all but also exploited the space in front of them brilliantly, they went marauding forward at any and every opportunity and were the key to most of our attacks

David Leiwy (RW) - was superb, he ran their left-back ragged from start to finish

Avi Garson (CM) - strong in the tackle and brought the ball forward wonderfully.

Luis Nagten (CM) - man-of-the-match and simply unplayable. Time seemed to stand still when he had the ball, Redbridge couldn't get near him and were chasing his shadow all day. He always made the right decision, whether that was a short, simple pass, beating a man or the perfect through ball. He must've nutmegged Redbridge on at least eight separate occasions. Got a deserved goal to go with his performance

Chaim Bordon (ST) was up top for us and it can be lonely but he worked himself hard to not give Redbridge time and space and held the ball up fantastically to bring others into play. Got himself on the score-sheet too



Gavin Fox (CB) and returning Richard Adams (CB) who has been away for a year were outstanding in centre defence and bar the goal look in total control



Jake Dayan (captain) and Samuel Leader (vice-captain) - both ruled the midfield

Samuel Kanter (LB) - a solid performance. Nothing went passed him



Josh Pugh (CM) - outstanding performance from the captain who twice got on the scoresheet

Oli Richardson (LB) - superb defending strong in the tackle and didn't waste a pass

Dan Stock (HM/CM) - first-half holding midfielder, second half central defender always in the thick of things at the heart of the Scrabble side 

Jonny Mervish (GK) - made some important saves at crucial moments on the L'Equipe counter-attacks



Raffy Zysblat (GK) - outstanding on his debut, against Lions White in the cup

Hezzie Raymond (LW) - ran his heart out up and down the left wing



Joni Hirschowitz (GK) - Outstanding throughout, making save after save where required. Topped off his performance with an excellent one handed save from Adam Ellis’ penalty. Best keeper in the league



Svi Freedman (CM) - me Svi Freedman, a real powerhouse in the middle



Saul Tiano (RB/GK) - a solid performance from Tiano at RB suddenly became a solid performance from Saul Tiano in between the posts after stand-in keeper went off injured. Immediately offered to go in selflessly putting the team first and put in a great performance in both positions

Ben Rosen (CM) - a solid debut from one of our latest signings. Flirted with us in pre-season but Lions managed to tempt him back for the start of the season as he has a long history with Rowely Lane. However, secret meetings took place and Rosen was able to join at the last minute and produced a man-of-the-match display helping dictate our play and got a goal to show for it

James Van Straten (LB) - a new signing who immediately proved how much of an a asset he is going to be for the squad. The scouting department at Straw Hat HQ found this gem of a free agent and today's rock solid performance showed how much of a talent he is and an asset he will be going forward

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